From: Paul Mead <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: "clearing" the state of an org-mode subtree
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2009 10:47:04 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
Robert Goldman <email@example.com> writes:
> Andrew Stribblehill wrote:
>> org-mode files are plain text. M-% to do a replacement: once you've
>> entered your search term and its replacement, hit ! to replace all
>> without question.
> Yes, one can do this, but note that it's not entirely a no-brainer. You
> need to:
> 1. clear all the check boxes and then recompute all checkbox counts in
> the region. [this isn't a simple tag replacement]
> 2. replace all non-TODO keywords with TODO. This is a replacement, but
> not a simple one to do with M-%
> 3. Wipe out all of the notes that were added with state changes.
> Again, this can be done with a replacement command, but it's not a
> trivial one.
> This is one of those cases where automating a task will not pay back the
> investment (at least not to me, individually), so I think I'd better
> just do it by hand.
> Thanks, everyone,
Have you thought about using yasnippet? I have a repeating set of TODOs
in a particular order that I have to do every month. Rather than reusing
the old structure, I just insert it again from a snippet. That way I
also have all my notes from last month too.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-10-11 9:47 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2009-10-09 21:28 "clearing" the state of an org-mode subtree Robert Goldman
2009-10-09 23:43 ` Andrew Stribblehill
2009-10-10 17:23 ` Darlan Cavalcante Moreira
2009-10-10 17:47 ` Robert Goldman
2009-10-11 9:47 ` Paul Mead [this message]
2009-10-11 12:36 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-10-11 16:10 ` Robert P. Goldman
2009-10-11 16:46 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-10-11 22:21 ` Nick Dokos
2009-10-12 12:39 ` Robert Goldman
2009-10-12 12:46 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-10-11 15:11 ` Gregory J. Grubbs
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